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Reactions As APC’s Oyebanji Wins Ekiti Governorship Election



Profile: Ten Important Things To Know About Biodun Oyebanji, Governor-Elect Of Ekiti State

Reactions have trailed the emergence of Abiodun Oyebanji as the winner of the governorship election in Ekiti State.

Oyebanji, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election, who won 15 out of the 16 Local Government Areas of the state gathered 187,057 votes.

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Segun Oni came second with 82,211, while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bisi Kolawole gathered 67,457 votes.

The returning officer for the election, Professor Kayode Oyebode at 3:04 am on Sunday declared Oyebanji the winner of the governorship election.

A total of 16 candidates took part in the election. The total valid votes in the election were 351,865, void votes, 8,888 and total votes cast, 360,753.

However, some Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter to express their views regarding Oyebanji’s emergence as the new governor of Ekiti state.

See some of the reactions below.